Mr. Ho Tu Bao

Professor, Director of Data Science Lab, Vietnam Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics.

Mr. Ho Tu Bao

Professor, Director of Data Science Lab, Vietnam Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics.

Biography

Ho Tu Bao

Born on June 16, 1952

Vietnamese nationality

Education

B.Tech. in Applied Mathematics, 10.1978, Hanoi University of Technology, Vietnam

MS (DEA) in Computer Science, 1984, University Paris 6, France

PhD in Computer Science, 2.1987, Paris 6 University (Pierre et Marie Curie University),France

Habilitation in Computer Science, 10.1998, University Paris 9 (Dauphine), France

Employment

Academic

1.1979-12.2000: Researcher, Institute of Information Technology, Vietnam Academy of

Sciecne and Technology (VAST). Associate professor (1990), Head of research group on Knowledge Engineering.

7.1993-3.1998: Visiting associate professor, Graduate School of Information Science, Japan

Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), Japan

4.1998~3.2018: Professor, Head of Machine Learning and Data Mining Lab, Graduate School

of Knowledge Science, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), Japan.

Professor Emeritus of JAIST since 4.2018.

4.2018~: Professor, Director of John von Neumann Institute, Vietnam National University, Ho

Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

4.2018~: Professor, Director of Data Science Lab, Vietnam Institute for Advanced Study in

Mathematics.

Research Interests

Machine Learning, Data Mining, Data Science

Computational Science, Computational Medicine and Biology

Decision Science and Knowledge-based Decision Support Systems

Artificial Intelligence

Professional Society

Member of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence JSAI (1995~)

Member of International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Working Group WG

9.4 Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries (1992~)

Member of IEEE (1998~)

Awards

Scientific Research Award of Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology: The expert

system generator TESOR (co-author and group leader, May 1990).

Best Paper Nominated Scheduling Meetings with Distributed Local Consistency

Reinforcement, 16th International Conference on Industrial and Engineering Applications of

Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems (Ben Hassine, A., Ito, T., Ho, T.B.,) Ottawa, May

2004.

Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence JSAI SIG-KBS Excellent research paper award

2004, Temporal Logic in Mining Hepatitis Data (Ho, T.B., Kawasaki, S., Le, S.Q., Nguyen,

C.H., Yokoi, H., Takabayashi, K.)

Best paper awards, Discovering Relationship between Hepatitis C Virus NS5A Protein and

Interferon/Ribavirin Therapy,Fifth International Conference on Knowledge, Information and

Creativity Support Systems KICSS’10, November 25-27, 2010, Chiangmai, Thailand

(Kawasaki, S., Ho, T.B., Kanda, T., Yokosuka, O., Takabayashi, K., Le, T.N.)

Distinguished Contribution Award (2017), Pacific-Asia Knowedge Discovery and Data

Mining (PAKDD), May 2017.